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Contract Recruitment

Access the best executive talent.

Here at Crimson, we specialise in senior appointments. As an IT solutions provider and a Microsoft Gold Partner, we have an existing network of IT leaders.

We use specific executive search techniques to find and select top talent within tight timescales. Our market-leading recruitment software enables us to identify candidates within minutes.

Right from the beginning, we work with you to understand the culture of your organisation and your requirements.

Our knowledge of the market and our technical expertise cement our consultative approach. Whilst our advanced screening process delivers exceptional candidates that will help your organisation be fit for the future.

Who will I be working with?

After ten years in IT leadership roles, Iain Mckeand started his recruitment career as a Senior Recruitment Consultant providing both search and executive selection services to customers globally. Iain now operates at board level and has placed IT Directors for over 350 organisations in the public and private sector. Iain also has extensive experience with not-for-profit organisations, including over 50 assignments for Government departments and agencies, universities, charities, NHS Trusts and local authorities.

Executive Search Consultant Vicki Smith is accountable for the identification and qualification of IT leaders. Highly skilled in executive search and well connected, Vicki delivers career coaching sessions to digital leaders and Women in Tech events, which are highly rated by the technology community.

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Typical roles we recruit for.

Crimson will keep your projects on track by rapidly sourcing high-calibre, hard-to-find permanent and contract IT specialists.

  • IT Director /CIO / CTO / CDO
  • Head of Infrastructure / Head of Applications
  • Head of Service Delivery / Service Delivery Director
  • Product Directors /Head of Product Management
  • Enterprise Architect / Head of Architecture
  • Technology Engagement Partner / IT Business Partners
  • Pre Sales Consultant / Head of Consultancy / Technical and Functional Consultants
  • Security Consultants / CISO

Discover our flexible service

Our team can coordinate your recruitment campaign, targeting both passive and active candidates; we will find and assess inderviduals within an agreed timescale.

Do you want to simplify the recruitment process and obtain candidate profiles within days? Ask us about our Express service. 

Based on client feedback, we’ve also developed a range of complimentary services that you can request when you partner with us.

Understand the hiring landscape and your competitors with our free market analysis.

Stand out from other employers with a video recruitment campaign.

Utilise our psychometric tests and our IT people to verify candidate suitability.